The work develop in here it will be connected with the impressions on site.
"My installations are inspired by historical, political atrocities and social oppression and injustice involving the landscape/cityscape; boundaries and barriers that are created and continue to exist within the landscape. I am fascinated by both the duality of natural beauty and the dark hidden mysterious, sacred content that is sometimes lurking within a particular landscape and its history and people. The agenda of my artwork is that I believe that art should be used as a reminder and device to educate and draw awareness to topics, events and social issues that have shaped our societies and psyche. Through my personal experiences of location, memory and displacement, I have become sensitive to the evil realities of what human beings are capable of doing to one another and I believe that these acts and events can not be forgotten or ever repeated.
My work is about taking the traditional landscape/cityscape painting depiction and juxtaposing it with three dimensional sculpture elements. The painting itself is the nucleus and centerpiece for the installation in which everything is built around.Aesthetically I what to challenge the role that traditional landscape/cityscape paintings has played in art history by attempting to put the painting outside of it’s comfort zone within a gallery setting and it’s predictability. I aim to within the space of a gallery attempt to abuse my power as the artist to deny you as the viewer the freedom to access my paintings by using the boundary as a sort of obstacle that can not be breached.
I believe because of this, it forces one into questioning the physical and psychological role that boundaries play within our landscape/cityscapes and psyche. A boundary generally separates two regions while linking them at the same time. It does not become impermeable until human surveillance fashions a final barrier, a blockage that turns any approach into or outside of the boundary into a lethal risk. This results in the fact that any closed boundary line is indispensable for the delimitation of absolute power. Therefore my boundary places a limitation on how you interact with the painting itself and the installation interacts within the culture of a space.
My purpose and intent of my landscape/cityscape paintings is that paintings were used at one point in history to tell stories to those people who were not literate and paintings still can act as a universal form of communication and information. When I create a painting of a specific place, as an artist I am describing the history of those who live there by gradually documenting it. In viewing my work familiar imagery and images, can bridge communication gaps regardless of what language they speak. I recreate places that are visually striking, yet common, I give my viewer a surprising sense of having been there and leave no excuse to believe to think we are all to different."
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